Monthly Archives: March 2009

Family Planning and the Economy

This is a guest post from our new intern, Amy. A story published by the AP a couple of days ago talks about abortion and the economy. The article provides a powerful example of how an economic downturn influences women’s health and their decisions about family planning. It’s interesting for us to see at Planned […]

Would you be able to use these condoms?

And more importantly, do you think they’re safe to use? (via)

Becasue Skinless Sheep Are Gross

Thanks, Midwest Teen Sex Show.

Teen pregnancy health care crisis

From Cecile Richards today: Today’s news from the CDC that the teen birthrate is on the rise for the second straight year clearly demonstrate that abstinence-only programs are failing our teens. We agree with President Obama that our nation must leave behind the divisive politics of the last eight years and move forward with commonsense […]

It’s nice to know that Christopher Walken is on our side.

Voice of the Youth!

Let’s take a break from national politics for a second, and talk about youth. Specifically the 23 amazing youth from New York City that were in Albany yesterday, meeting with legislators to convince them that comprehensive sex education is important enough that ALL of New York State schools should have it. The teens were some […]

You Heard it Straight From MTV

You know, even rock stars can’t be too careful. Use a condom. (via)

National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers

In 1993, Dr. David Gunn was assassinated, the first provider murdered by an anti-abortion extremist. March 10 was set aside in 1996 as the National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers to commemorate him. Let’s take today to pause and honor the men and women who put their lives at risk to make reproductive choice […]

Palin appoints former Planned Parenthood board member to Alaska Supreme Court

Will wonders never cease. Is this another result of the Obamization of the nation? Read on… “In a move that should give social conservatives great pause, Governor Sarah Palin has appointed a former board member of Planned Parenthood to the Alaska State Supreme Court. Palin appointed Anchorage Superior Court Judge Morgan Christen to the state’s […]

Cecile Richards Speaks at the WHite House on Health Care

President Obama held a summit at the White House to discuss health care reform, and our own Cecile Richards was there to speak! Watch the video below: